Wrong Way

A Quick Guide to Critical Thinking

A Quick Guide to Critical Thinking The human mind is a wonderful thing. Millions of neurons come together to form cohesive thoughts, which are then reflected in one’s actions. These thoughts are meant to be fluid: circumstance and facts should be able to sway us in the right directions. Alas, that is seldom the case. […]
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Want High Performing Teams

Want High Performing Teams? Get Them Giving Their Point of View

Want High Performing Teams? Get Them Giving Their Point of View We all know that high performing teams achieve great results that are just not possible with a middle or low performing teams. We have seen some major public disasters such as the Challenger Space Shuttle as a result of lack of communication and ‘groupthink’ […]
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Avoid Death

How to Avoid Death by Q&A

How to Avoid Death by Q&A You prepared well for your presentation. You spent hours structuring content and getting your slides designed. You practiced on your own, and with a critic.  On the day, your delivery was spot on. Your audience smiled, nodded, made affirmative noises, and even clapped at the end of the presentation! […]
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Stylish presenters get more ‘YES’?

Stylish presenters get more ‘YES’?

Stylish presenters get more ‘YES’? Think of a time when you saw someone making a presentation and made you feel, “Wow, I wish I could present like that!” It can be a colleague, a vendor, a client, or maybe even the future president of the United States! What do any of them have in common? […]
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Slides Visualisation

WOW Slides Visualisation

WOW Slides Visualisation With big environmental changes coming in the next 10 years, influencing people in organisations to adapt to change will become one of the most in-demand skills for future leaders. When you think about the word ‘influence’, it’s a broad verb. Influence can be done through asserting authority, ‘politicking’, presenting etc. There are […]
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Pitch to win

Structure Your Pitch to get a YES

Structure Your Pitch to get a YES So, you want to become a better presenter. What is a ‘better presenter’? To different people, it can mean different things. It can be about having a solid logical structure, or visualizing slides to wow your audience… or maybe you want to appear more confident when you present, […]
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Aligning Purpose for Growth and Wellbeing

Aligning Purpose for Growth and Wellbeing You may have heard the word ‘Ikigai’. If you haven’t, it’s a Japanese term similar to ‘purpose and being’. Think of it as answering the question: “What is the reason for my life?” As our work and life become more integrated, more of us are trying to find our […]
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Influence Mastery: The Two Foundations of Presentation Persuasion

Influence Mastery: The Two Foundations of Presentation Persuasion Have you ever had a BRILLIANT idea?Then you excitedly told your colleague about it, what was their reaction? “Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.”~ Alfred North Whitehead Chances are, they would give a smile and say something “yes that sounds good, I think it […]
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Hierarchy: A Factor That Makes or Breaks Your Training

Hierarchy: A Factor That Makes or Breaks Your Training So, you have done a LNA (Learning Needs Analysis) and decided to do some upskilling and reskilling for your employees. Your junior executives enthusiastically accepted the training invitations. But unexpectedly, you encountered some resistance from the more ‘senior’ people in the organisation – ‘senior’ in this […]
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